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Kirsten Cornelson

Assistant Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy

Kirsten Cornelson

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Kirsten Cornelson is an Assistant Professor in Business, Economics and Public Policy at the Ivey Business School. She is an applied microeconomist, focusing on the role of the social environment in shaping economic, political, and health decisions. Her work has been published in journals such as Labour Economics, Demography, Health Economics, and the Journal of Economic Literature. She received her PhD from the University of Toronto in 2017, and previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame.


  • PhD (Economics), University of Toronto, 2017
  • MA (Economics), University of Toronto, 2008
  • BA (Economics and International Relations), Mount Allison University, 2007


  • Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Notre Dame 2017-2023
  • Economist, Royal Bank of Canada, 2010-2012

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